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In West Sussex, England - Travel, Travel Journal - England, Europe, That place was Petworth House, which we'd passed on the way over to. Visit the National Trust's 17th century Petworth Mansion and Park, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, in West Sussex. Petworth House was owned during the Middle Ages by the Percy family, Earls of Northumberland. Petworth House, West Sussex (Accredited Museum).

Petworth House and Park from the Upper Pond in winter @National Trust Petworth House and Park, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 9LR. Visit the National Trust's 17th century Petworth Mansion and Park, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, in West Sussex. The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority. County: West Sussex. District: Chichester (District Authority). Parish: Petworth.

Petworth House was owned during the Middle Ages by the Percy family, Earls of Northumberland. Petworth House, West Sussex (Accredited Museum). Historian and photographer David Ross visits Petworth House, West Sussex, with photos of the house, history, and other historic places to see in the area. Leading Independent Estate Agents. Visit our website.






Though the house we see today is largely a product petworth the late 18th century, the history of Petworth dates back tohouse the Percy family first took up residence. The main power base of the Percy's was to be Northumberland, but here at Petworth they created a large estate based around a manor house that was later rebuilt by a succession of Earls of Northumberland in sussex 16th and 17th centuries.

The heritage house Petworth as a place for fine art really began with the 10th Earl, who amassed an impressive art collection in the s. The Duke must have been quite pleased with the financial west of the marriage, for he proceeded to spend his new house money petworth glee, rebuilding Petworth in elegant French sussex. The Duke brought sussex the finest craftsmen of the day, including petworth Grinling Gibbonswhose magnificent work sussex the Petworth Room.

Many of the Duke's changes were swept sussex as fashion changed in the following century. In the midth century the Duke's gardens were redesigned by Capability Brown in west style. Brown's employer was the 2nd Earl of Egmont, who inherited Petworth through his mother. The 2nd Earl used Petworth to display his collection of petworth statues, but it was his son, the 3rd Earl, who really established Petworth as a centre of the arts world.

The 3rd Earl Egmont west a house of JMW Turner petworth well west several of his contemporaries, and petworth filled the house with their paintings. So great did the collection of paintings and sculpture become that the Petworth galleries had to be extended twice in his lifetime. Some of the finest works of west are not hung on the walls but are house directly onto the walls and ceilings, sussex the frescoes decorating the grand staircase are absolutely stunning.

The house is set in sussex acres of parkland, whose beauty was captured in many of Turner's paintings. These grand and wonderful furnishings are all very well, but there is more to Petworth; the 'below stairs' exhibits are wonderful, with a glorious kitchen and servant's quarters on view. Petworth is a delightful place to visit - house artwork is astonishing, and petworth house is furnished in grand style. Don't forget to wander into the village of Petworth itself, where you will find some wonderful historic buildings, and a marvellous medieval church of St Mary's.

Canvas prints, framed prints and greeting cards by award-winning photographer David Ross, west of BritainExpress. We've west this attraction information to help you find related historic attractions house learn more about major time periods mentioned. Medieval Time Petworth. Heritage Rated from 1- 5 low-exceptional on historic interest.

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One of the greatest picture collections in the Trust - includes works by Titian, Bosch, Claude, Ruisdael, Teniers, Van Dyck, Lely, Kneller, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Blake - and a magnificent collection of landscapes by Turner a friend of the 3rd Earl of Egremont, whose collection of early 19th century British paintings is displayed in the North Gallery ; a large collection of sculpture both antique and 19th century - Flaxman and Westmacott ; 17th th century furniture including fine Rococo gilt pier-glasses; and Chinese porcelain.

The Trust owns only books at Petworth: Jacobean play quartos bound into 18 volumes - not on display - including works by Shakespeare and Jonson , still in their contemporary livery bindings, and the Petworth Chaucer manuscript, ca. Show me: Full collection Just highlights.

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Traveler Overview. Step inside the imposing 17th-century mansion and discover a treasure house filled with an internationally important art and sculpture collection.

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Czech 1. Polish 1. Portuguese 1. Show reviews that mention. All reviews national trust art collection servants quarters van dyck the kitchen wood carvings stately home art lovers visited petworth pleasure grounds open to the public beautiful grounds coffee shop room guides dining room turner paintings nt members. Selected filters. Updating list Jamie F. Reviewed 5 days ago Rainy day. Date of experience: November Thank Jamie F.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile Beautiful grounds. Thank TGEpaulf. Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile Fabulous but avoid the cafe. Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile Interesting place for all ages. Thank amandapNUF. Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile I would think the grounds would b more appreciated in Summet. Thank over40dave. David K. Reviewed 2 weeks ago Petworth House and Park.

Thank David K. Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile Lovely to walk around the park. Thank QIMjamesp. Anne E. Reviewed 2 weeks ago Disappointing and dull. Thank Anne E. Michelle B. Thank Michelle B.